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  • why diets fail
    February 20, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    10 Reasons Why Diets Fail – and What You Can Do About It

    An average of 50% of people on diets fail, and you're not totally to blame. Here's why...

    Everyone starts a new diet fully committed and ready to jump in with both feet. But – depending on which study you read – an average of 50 percent of people are no longer on their diet a year later and haven’t met their weight loss goal. So, why do diets fail so often?

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  • keto for heart health
    February 13, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Why Cardiologists Don’t Recommend Keto for Heart Health

    You may be hitting your goal weight on the keto diet, but is it worth risking your heart health and longevity? February is Heart Health month, and for good reason – heart disease is still the leading cause of death worldwide. Because an astounding 45 percent of all heart attacks are silent – meaning they have no obvious symptoms – we must look for clues that you may be at risk. And the first place the First Lady of Nutrition looks is your diet.

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  • diet myths
    January 30, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    7 Top Diet Myths Debunked

    It’s really confusing out there on the dietary landscape, now so more than ever. And, diet myths don’t help. Over the course of my career, I’ve seen diet myths come and go, and every new trend simply rehashed and repackaged from days gone by (witness the latest Keto diet rage which is really just phase one of the Atkins Diet).

    As a consumer, it can get downright frustrating as you navigate the weight loss waters, desperately trying to figure out what to believe and what really works. In fact, typical food and health surveys reveal that 8 out of 10 participants are confused on what foods to avoid or eat.

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  • Try This Kitchen Makeover for Weight Loss and Overall Well-being
    January 23, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Try This Kitchen Makeover for Weight Loss and Overall Well-being

    I’m here to help! Does your kitchen need a healthy makeover? I’ve been doing the research, watching the trends, and not only do I have my tried-and-true kitchen essentials to share with you, but I’ve found some new quick and easy solutions to help keep you on target for your health and weight loss goals. Whether you are looking for daily detox solutions, clean supplements, quick and healthy snacks, thirst quenchers, or pantry staples, I’ve got you covered.

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  • keto diet
    January 9, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Top 5 Reasons to Kick Keto to the Curb in 2020

    Why high fat diets like keto may not be the right diet for you. Here’s the bottom line: High fat diets rich in butter, cream, bacon, and pork are simply not right for everybody. If you find yourself with “keto flu”, kidney stones, pancreatitis, or persistent bloating and digestive issues, these are all signs the keto diet is not for you – even if you’ve experienced weight loss success.

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  • post-holiday detox
    December 31, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Fast Track Your Post-Holiday Detox

    A proven detox drink to ditch holiday weight gain for good!

    Whether you need to get back on track after all the holiday feasts or just want to recharge from all of the hustle and bustle, use my new super-charged cranberry cocktail to jumpstart your post-holiday detox!

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  • healthy holiday recipes
    December 23, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Eat, Drink, Be Merry – with Healthy Holiday Recipes

    Healthy holiday recipes to enjoy yourself at all of your gatherings this year. It’s the most wonderful time of the year to celebrate with family and friends, but it often doesn’t feel that way when you’re trying to stick with your new healthy, slimming lifestyle. While everyone around you is indulging in what used to […]

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  • fatty liver disease sibo
    December 12, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Newest GI Epidemic: SIBO and Fatty Liver Disease

    Bad bacteria, like the ones that cause food poisoning, could also be causing your SIBO, and surprisingly, Fatty Liver Disease as well. 

    Ten percent of people who come down with a case of food poisoning don’t recover and it becomes a chronic bacterial infection. When this happens, it can progress into SIBO, and as researchers have recently discovered, it can wreak further havoc and lead to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

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